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1 month 8 hours ago #8846 by Frank DeAngelo
The forged eye bolts I purchased are very close to the ones listed in your URL. Mine have an outside diameter that is 1/16 of an inch smaller.

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3 weeks 3 days ago - 3 weeks 3 days ago #8854 by Frank DeAngelo
I think the eye bolts I purchased from Granger are cast not forged. Do you think that will be a problem. Would you like to sell some of the forged 1/4 eye bolts that you have? If so either you can get my email address from Kenn or I can get yours from him. I already installed one on the forward centering ring and the MMT is installed in the booster section. I think I can add another eye bolt by getting a drill bit extension to drill another hole in the CR and access the CR by cutting an opening in the body tube then gluing the opening closed.
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3 weeks 1 day ago - 2 weeks 3 days ago #8857 by Frank DeAngelo
After further review of the eye bolts and consulting with experts, the eye bolts are fine. The build is progressing well. The MMT and all the fins are installed. I completed the fin fillets. I used the technique I learned from Randy as shown on his YouTube video.
Check out the 6:00 mark. I used 30 Zpoxy instead of the West System. The remaining items are the forward rail button, the AeroPak engine retainer and of course painting. I have not decided on a color scheme yet so suggestions are welcome.
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